TxDOT Small Business Briefings

TxDOT will conduct briefings around the state for small and minority-owned businesses providing contract opportunities and information on how to do business with TxDOT and with the State of Texas. The briefings will provide General Industry Sessions to include specific information on doing business in the construction, goods & services, information technology and professional engineering service industries. Breakout Sessions will cover small and minority-owned business certifications, resources for small business development, and business marketing for state contracts.

Workshop Attire

Dress for the conference will be business/business casual.



Location Cancelled

Past Meeting Locations

Corpus Christi

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Holiday Inn - Emerald Beach
1102 South Shoreline Drive
Corpus Christi TX 78401


Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Arlington Convention Center
1200 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011


Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX 79401

Registration Information

Registration Fee

$50 – Online Registration
(Please see online registration deadline below for your desired location.)
$60 – On-site Registration

Note: Speakers and TxDOT employees are NOT required to pay a registration fee.

Online Registration

Online registration deadlines are as follows:

  • Corpus Christi - Thursday, November 8, 2012; 5:00 p.m.
  • Arlington - Wednesday, March 6, 2013; 12:00 noon
  • Lubbock - Tuesday, April 9, 2013; 12:00 noon
  • City Still to be Determined - Tuesday, May 28, 2013; 12:00 noon

To register, please complete the online registration form.

Please Note: Payment is due by the registration deadline above. Companies who have failed to pay will be removed from the registration system and must register on-site for $60 as space allows.

You may pay your registration fee by check, money order or credit card. Please make checks or money orders payable to TTI-SBB13 and mail your payment to Event Management & Planning (EM&P). EM&P also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards online or over the phone.

For payment processing purposes, the vendor identification number for TTI-EM&P is 37277277275000. The federal identification number is 74-2270624.


The following cancellation schedule is set up for those that may need to cancel their registration. Each location has a different cancellation cutoff date. To receive a full refund, a cancellation request must be received in writing (via postal mail and/or email) to EM&P by 12:00 noon on or before the cancellation cutoff date.

Cancellation Cutoff Dates

  • Corpus Christi - Thursday, November 1, 2012
  • Arlington - Wednesday, March 6, 2013
  • Lubbock - Tuesday, April 9, 2013
  • City Still to be Determined - Tuesday, May 28, 2013

No refunds will be made if the cancellation request is made after the cutoff date, NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. Please e-mail your request to events@tamu.edu. At any time, if the registered participant cannot attend this conference, someone else may attend in his/her place or you may opt to attend the next Small Business Briefing within the same fiscal year, should one be available.

On-site Registration

On-site registration is available beginning at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the event for a fee of $60 payable by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) only.
Cash and checks will not be accepted on-site.

For More Information

Program Contents, Exhibits & Partnerships

Alta Y. Alexander
Business Outreach and Program Services Branch
125 E. 11th Street
Austin, TX 78704
ph. (512) 486-5524

Registration Information

Event Management & Planning
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 862-1219 · toll-free (888) 550-5577